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Miguel Diaz-Canel Proposed as Cuba President Candidate

The silver-haired Mr Diaz-Canel has spent decades climbing the party ranks, becoming Castro's right-hand man in 2013. Mr Castro will still have the final say when it comes to policy decision-making, but will do so more indirectly going forward.

Black Panther Breaks 30-year Cinema Ban in Saudi Arabia

The kingdom's government referred to the milestone as "the showing of the first commercial film" there in 35 years. "AMC has been extraordinarily impressed by the imagination to move Saudi Arabia forward as detailed in Vision 2030, and we have be...

Syria 'chemical attack': OPCW investigators to be allowed into Douma

Experts from the global chemical weapons watchdog are in Syria and are now expected to visit that site in the town of Douma Wednesday. "Experts from the chemical weapons committee enter the town of Douma", state news agency SANA wrote. The Associat...

Woman says as she explains why she can't get a boyfriend

But authorities said Riess had an ulterior motive - planning all along to steal Hutchinson's identity because the two women looked so similar. "This event is exclusively for women and we encourage women to come in numbers and support each other, sh...

Sean Hannity responds after being named as Michael Cohen's mystery client

A prosecutor says Donald Trump's personal attorney isn't being forthcoming about his law practice. The search sought information on a variety of matters, including a $130,000 payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels , who alleges she had sex w...

Mainers saddened by news of Barbara Bush's declining health

Bush family spokesperson Jim Mc Grath took to his Twitter account to quote a statement issued by the office of Former United States President George W Bush, to inform that Barbara (92 years), following the recent series of hospitalization, has now ...

Trump now backs marijuana 'states rights' bill, senator says

Attorney General Jeff Sessions in January that removed prohibitions that kept federal prosecutors from pursuing cases against people who were following pot laws in states such as Colorado that have legalized the drug. "We may now be seeing the ligh...

The Senate Just Confirmed the Coal Lobbyist Who Could Replace Scott Pruitt

Kevin Chmielewski , the EPA's deputy chief of staff and a former staffer on President Trump's campaign, told Democratic lawmakers investigating Pruitt's questionable conduct that working under him has been like a "nightmare". The Senate voted 53...

Trump still mulling military options in Syria as tensions with Russian Federation rise

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned the Western states against any military action on his homeland. There's a banner headline - the United States is responding to chemical weapons , in addition to destroying the Islamic State - but the b...

At Least 10 Killed in Taliban Attacks in Afghanistan

Mohammad Arif Noori, a spokesman for the governor of Ghazni Province, said that Taliban insurgents attacked the government compound of Khwaja Umari district. No one immediately took responsibility for the bombing. The attack occurred in Herat's Shi...

Saudi Aramco signs agreement to build a refinery in India

Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ratnagiri Refinery & Petrochemicals, a consortium consisting of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Bharat Petro...

US relationship with Russian Federation worse than Cold War era, says US Prez

Quoting a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin , and Russia's military chief of staff, Zasypkin said, "If there is a strike by the Americans ... However, on the other hand, U.S. Air Forces Central Command Lt. Col. Damien Pickart reporte...

Mattis says: "I believe there was a chemical attack in Syria"

Currently, the US and its allies "don't have evidence" that the Syrian regime carried out the attack last Saturday in the Damascus suburb of Douma that reportedly killed at least 40, Mattis said . " Many dead, including women and children, in mindl...

Trump considers rejoining TPP

He said that at one point in the discussion, the president looked at Kudlow and said, "Go get it done". This is not the first time Trump has suggested United States participation in TPP could be back on the table. The president is also running into...

Bruce McArthur, Alleged Toronto Serial Killer, Faces 7th Murder Charge

Police have since recovered the remains of seven people from planters found at a home in midtown Toronto where McArthur worked and stored equipment. Later that month, McArthur was charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Kayhan, Mahmudi an...

Walmart Teams Up With Postmates for Grocery Delivery

Moneta Group Incorporated Inv Limited Liability has 0.02% invested in Walmart Inc . WMT outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500. Stocks Market Cap (SMC) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying ...

Amarillo Holds Rally To Stop Child Abuse

State and local agencies and concerned citizens all work toward the common goal of preventing child abuse and deliver a powerful, collective message about the importance of protecting children, supporting families and strengthening communities.

Hungary's Fidesz signals swift NGO crackdown after Orban election win

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has won a third consecutive term in office on a virulently anti-migration platform, and it's likely that advocates for refugees and asylum-seekers will be among the first casualties of his drive to prevent Hu...

Israel's Labor cuts ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel

British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Saturday condemned the "illegal and inhumane " violence against Palestinians by the Israeli state. Britain's Labour Party has been mired in controversy over allegations of widespread anti-Semitism in...

The oldest man of the planet is a 112-year-old Japanese

Nonaka, who was born on 25 July 1905 - just months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity - received a certificate from Guinness World Records at home on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. He is also fond of spending ti...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Has Finally Announced He's Running For Senate

Bustamante was the Florida governor's longtime press secretary and was slated to transition to Scott's Senate campaign team as the GOP millionaire prepares to challenge Democratic Sen. In 1986, Nelson famously went through NASA training and spent six...

Zidane defends out-of-form Benzema ahead of Juventus tie

He added: "All the times we've come to Madrid in the past, the chances of qualifying have always been high but that's less the case this time, even though we still have to honour our history and the shirts we're wearing". However, they will be withou...

Russian Federation says it warned USA of 'grave repercussions' if Syria attacked

Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency put the number of Iranians killed in the missile attack at seven. Syrian businessman Ghassan Aboud, founder of the Syrian opposition Orient TV channel and the Orient for Human Relief Organization, said his or...

Meeting With Kim Jong Un To Take Place in May or June

Trump later threatened to hold off on signing the renegotiated deal until after his summit with Kim, which was widely seen as a move to pressure Seoul to remain tough with Pyongyang. A meeting between the two world leaders has been on the table since...

Iran warns USA against deal violation

Under the 2015 agreement , Iran promised to scale back its nuclear enrichment and give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons. Rouhani underlined that Iran will never seek anyone's permission for nuclear research, but it is ready for constructive cooper...

Kim Jong-un could unleash 'UNIMAGINABLE DEVASTATION' if diplomacy fails

Last month, China said it won a pledge from Kim, who was on a surprise visit to Beijing for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. The announcement comes after a year of tension between the U.S., North Korea an...

Russell Crowe's divorce auction wins big with Master and Commander memorabilia

If you're curious, you can check out the entire lot of times here. His arrival coincided with the bidding for a Leandro Bisiach Sr violin used in the film, dating back to 1890. The Gladiator replica chariot went for A$65,000 (€40,595), almost sev...

Over a dozen injured after tour bus crashes in Georgia

Sgt. Chris Wright of this Georgia State Patrol says 18 Guests had been driving the bus from Atlanta to Augusta for the first round of the Experts as Soon as the bus overturned on Interstate 20. Then the bus careened off the road, spun around and then...

Rebels free five prisoners in Syria's eastern Ghouta

The militants headed to the rebel-held city of Jarablus in northern Syria near the Turkish border. Syrian TV says the release of the five - four women and a man - is part of "efforts by the Syrian government to secure the release of all prisoners i...

Hamas Leadership Mired in Infighting as Gaza-Israel Tension Mounts

It is unclear what kind of aircraft or how many were dispatched for the operation. "If there are provocations, there will be a reaction of the harshest kind like last week", Avigdor Lieberman told public radio on Thursday ahead of fresh anti-occu...

Trump denies knowing about payment to Stormy Daniels

Daniels also signed a non-disclosure agreement. Asked aboard Air Force One whether he knew about the payment, Mr Trump responded "no". The president made the comments aboard Air Force One, heading from a roundtable event in West Virginia to W...

Manafort Judge Skeptical of Suit Disputing Mueller Authority

He has no idea what the possible charges are or what evidence Mueller might have and that lack of control is going to drive him nuts. Manafort claims that Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinRosenstein taps longtime prosecutor as ...

Dad Who Became Taxi Driver to Find Missing Girl Finds Her

The incredible story has swept China, where many are celebrating the reunion. When the couple ran out of change, Wang went to a neighboring stall to make change for the customer. On Sunday, the DNA test results confirmed that Kang was in fact Wang Qi...

Media bodies livid over Centre's proposed guidelines to 'curb fake news'

Following the PMO directive, the Ministry said its press release titled "Guidelines for accreditation of journalists amended to regulate fake news", which was issued on April 2, stands withdrawn. They said that the rule is a direct or indirect atta...

Donald Trump Won't Be Mentioned Again on 'Roseanne'

ABC had projected a 2.2 and a 2.0 rating in the demo for the first two episodes, according to a network source. King also poked fun at 65-year-old Barr's legendary performance of "The Star Spangled Banner" at a baseball game in July 1990.

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Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive, Accused Of Spying For China

Sanctions. The two men - one a Chinese citizen who was a former envoy in Poland before moving over to a senior position at Huawei and the other a Pole who held several top gove...

Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs' Bravery Credited for Cracking Missing Person's Case: Sheriff

The woman, who asked the newspaper not to use her name, said she was almost certain it was Jayme, having seen her photo on the news and posters around Wisconsin . She was found...

Trump holds immigration roundtable at border patrol station

Mr. Trump wants $5.7 billion to build the wall, which during the 2016 campaign he repeatedly promised to build once in office. "If this doesn't work out, probably I will do it", ...

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Barr is visiting senators on Capitol Hill ahead of his confirmation hearings next week. Rosenstein took charge of overseeing Mueller's Russian Federation probe after former Att...

116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in USA history

As night fell, the House quickly got to work on the partial government shutdown , which was winding up Day 13 with Trump demanding billions in Mexican border wall funding to bring...

US State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging 'Increased Caution'

Reports say the travel guidance issued by the USA comes after the detentions of two Canadians in China last month and came amid heightened diplomatic tensions in the wake of the ...

Trump boasts he ‘essentially’ fired Mattis

Trump says the USA should let the Taliban and Islamic State militants fight each other there. "ISIS is being dealt one brutal defeat after another", he said at a rally in Florida....

House Democrats vote to reopen government, reject Trump’s demand for wall funding

Nancy Pelosi , the presumed new House speaker, referring to a bipartisan, Senate-passed funding measure, albeit one Trump has never publicly endorsed. Collins, a senior member of...

US Border Patrol Unleashes Tear Gas Against Children in Mexico

In its statement following the incident, CBP said that the volleys were not aimed at migrants attempting the crossing, but at rock-throwers who prevented the agents from helping th...

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding

It was a huge decision to make ... and frankly there was no system at all for a lot of reasons - palace intrigue and the rest of it - when I got there". The retired Marine general ...

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Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Mr. Alamgir, however, asked his party candidates to stay in the race until the voting ended while NUF convenor Hossain urged voters to "restore democracy" and exercise their franch...

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump has declined to comment on whether he might accept less than $5 billion for wall funding. President Donald Trump on Saturday said the deaths of migrant children at the ...

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. The president, who had already scrapped a Christmas visit to his Florida golf r...

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey wants to fill the power vacuum that will be left in Syria by the withdrawal of American troops, and is coordinating its army's plans with the USA and Russian Federation...

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Mr. Trump has relented on his previous insistence that he wanted to build a "wall" on the southwest border, saying he now envisions the type of steel-slatted fence that was also bu...